Powerful Healing benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Sour and tart cherries provide the biggest healing benefits when looking to keep inflammation at bay.  Did you know that the deeper the color, the greater its ability to relieve pain?  Next time you pick up cherries be sure to get the deepest reds for the highest antioxidant content getting  all the powerful benefits they…

A Healthy New You for 2013! Reach For the STARS!

2013 New Food Resolutions Top nutrition experts offer a healthy resolution a day to keep the doctor (and unwanted pounds) away This new year, how would you like to inspire someone—maybe a friend, a family member, or even a stranger—to eat more healthfully? You have the power to do just that, and it can start…

What to Do About Inflammation

Inflammation…Your Worst Enemy (and What to do About it) By Naturopath Suzann Wang On your road to optimal health, you will encounter a major hurdle whose name is Inflammation.  Inflammation has been known to play a role in heart attacks, cancers, arthritis, allergies etc.  But you might not know that it also plays a role…

Gastrointestinal Health

Gastrointestinal From irritable bowel syndrome to gastroesophageal reflux, many diseases can befall the digestive tract. Prevention and treatment tips can be found here. Featured Article For: Gastrointestinal Health Hernia, Hiatal A hiatal hernia is a protrusion of a portion of the stomach through the muscular ring at the junction of the esophagus and stomach. Read…

Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Pyramid By Dr. Weil

Anti-Inflammatory Diet & Pyramid “Following an anti-inflammatory diet can help counteract the chronic inflammation that is a root cause of many serious diseases, including those that become more frequent as people age. It is a way of selecting and preparing foods based on science that can help people achieve and maintain optimum health over their…

Omega-3s & Alzheimer’s

May 3, 2012 Omega-3s May Purge Alzheimer’s Plaque Diets rich in fish fats linked to lower blood levels of the brain-plaque proteins associated with Alzheimer’s by Craig Weatherby The idea that omega-3s from fish support brain health in middle-aged and older adults … even in younger people … keeps on accumulating evidence.   For example,…

Therapeutic Effect of Cider Vinegar

Therapeutic Effects of Cider Vinegar Cider Vinegar is a germicide and thus helps fight infection and inflammation when administered internally and externally.  It helps prevent blood clots and stimulates the excretory organs.  It is therefore an important blood purifier and elimination promoting agent. The Vitamin C and beta-carotene in cider vinegar destroy free radicals that…

Black Currants

HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLACK CURRANTS These amazing little black berries are power packed with high levels of vitamins, essential nutrients, as well as other healthy phytochemicals (polyphenols/anthocyanins).  The high level of phytochemicals have been linked to lowering inflammation, aiding the prevention of heart disease, cancer, microbial infections, as well as neurological disorders, such as Alzheimer’s…

Flax Seed

Flax seed is amazingly nutritious especially for being such a tiny seed.  Fiber, Lignans & Omega 3‘s are what make these seeds so special.  Flax are filled with vitamins and minerals while also providing antioxidants. Flax seed is very low in carbohydrates, which makes it ideal for people who limit their intake of starches and…

Acai

Acai is a Brazilian purple berry fruit found in the native palm trees of the  Amazonian rain forest. These amazing palms grow up to 60 feet tall.  This incredible Brazilian berry, is known to be one of the most potent super fruits of its kind. It contains a high level of protein, very low in…